Taoiseach ‘surprised’ by low return on high scratch-card sales

first_img Taoiseach ‘surprised’ by low return on high scratch-card sales RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ By News Highland – January 22, 2014 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire The Taoiseach says he was surprised to hear that Rehab made less than 10,000 euro profit on scratch card sales of almost 4 million euro in one year.The figures were released by the Justice Minister last night as he defended his decision to end the charitable lotteries scheme.Mr. Kenny says he believes that a Charities Regulator will help ensure public confidence. And he says every charity needs to explain themselves at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).”All of them will be called before the PAC, and all of the details insofar as public support and public monies are concerned will be dealt with” he said.”They must all be treated in the same fashion; fully transparent, fully accountable, fully answerable to the public where public monies are involved – and where  public monies are not involved, that’s it’s all laid out there so that the public who donate know that their monies are going for what was intended” he added. Pinterest Google+ Twittercenter_img Facebook Twitter Previous articleOnline petition launched to help secure funding for two life-saving Derry CharitiesNext articleLYIT President disputes Education Ministers claims it’s to merge with other ITs News Highland WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry News 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebooklast_img read more